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  • n  a stone that is used to mark a grave

  • Your mother's gravestone in England was damaged by people who wanted to take the "Hughes" name off of it.
  • But on a recent Friday afternoon at the Seaside Memorial Park in Corpus Christi, Texas, no poignant notes or fresh flowers bedeck the black gravestone of Selena Quintanilla Perez.
  • With 382 black-and-white pictures spread across oversize pages, it has the heft of a gravestone, which is not so different from what it is, a cenotaph .
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  • Zeeland bride Paige Eding's visit to father Mark Winia's grave goes viral on Facebook
    As she approached her father’s grave, Paige Eding, wearing her strapless white gown, fell to her knees and leaned on the gravestone. “She just dropped to her knees. ... She was fine and then she just dropped. You could see the pain just overcame her,” Wieringa said. “I’m not much of a crier, and I could not stop crying behind the camera either.”
    June 14, 2013 - The Holland Sentinel
  • Gravestone studies conference comes to Salem
    The 36th annual Association for Gravestone Studies conference will be held next week at Willamette University in Salem.
    June 13, 2013 - Salem Statesman Journal
  • Troy Police searching for alleged donation jar thief
    Police are hoping someone will recognize the thief caught on surveillance camera, stealing a donation jar from a gas station on 5th Avenue. The money was being collected to pay for a gravestone for John Patenaude, who recently passed away.
    June 13, 2013 - WNYT Albany

  • Patrick Stump in reports further: "But one way or another, the band will always be around. Steven Tyler isn't in Aerosmith anymore, but his gravestone will probably say something about Aerosmith. Whether we play again or not, I don't know. If we do, it will...
  • Eduardo Matos Moctezuma in Forbes
    We think this could be a gravestone covering the place where this ruler was laid to rest,Matos said Thursday, as he showed reporters the carved face of the stone for the first time since it was discovered Oct.2.
  • Colin Powell in WCBD-TV
    Powell said, "How could this gravestone, come to occupy such an honored place in America's collective heart?"

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